Sikkim Accident: Military truck fell into a ditch in North Sikkim, 16 soldiers died in the accident; Airlift done on 4
Army Truck Accident: 16 Indian Army soldiers killed in Sikkim
Sikkim Army Truck Accident News: In North Sikkim, a truck carrying Indian Army soldiers fell victim to a road accident. The accident took place after the truck carrying the jawans skidded into a ditch, in which 16 jawans were killed, while 4 jawans have been airlifted for treatment. After the accident, relief and rescue work was started on the spot. The accident took place in Gema area, 15 km from Lachen in North Sikkim.
PM Modi expressed grief over the accident
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday expressed grief over the death of army personnel in an accident involving an army truck in Sikkim. According to a tweet by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), Modi said, “Saddened by the loss of lives of our brave army personnel due to a road accident in Sikkim. Condolences to the bereaved families. I wish the injured a speedy recovery.
Defense Ministry issued a statement
In a statement issued by the Defense Ministry, it was told that 16 soldiers of the Indian Army were killed in a painful road accident in North Sikkim. On December 23, the Indian Army had to bear this huge loss in a road accident involving an army truck at Gema in North Sikkim. The accident vehicle was part of a three-vehicle convoy that was on its way from Chatan to Thangu in the morning. On the way to Zema, the vehicle skidded down a steep slope at a sharp turn, killing 13 jawans besides 3 Junior Commissioned Officers. Indian Army is with the bereaved families in such a sad time.
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh expressed grief over the accident
Defense Minister Rajnath Singh has expressed grief over this accident. Expressing condolence on Twitter, Rajnath Singh said, “A road accident in North Sikkim has resulted in the loss of lives of many army personnel, for which the country is deeply saddened for their service and commitment.” Grateful from heart. My condolences to the bereaved families, I wish for the speedy recovery of the soldiers injured in the accident.
MP CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan expressed grief
On the other hand, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan (MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan) also expressed grief over the Army truck accident in North Assam. The MP CM said that the heart is deeply disturbed by the news of the martyrdom of the brave soldiers of the army in a road accident in Sikkim. I pray to God for the well-being of all the injured and peace to the souls of the departed soldiers. We stand with the Indian Army and the bereaved families in these sad moments.